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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Expands Ability to Broadcast Live from Desktops and Laptops to All Users: Facebook announced that everyone around the world can now “broadcast live video to Facebook from their desktop or laptop computers.”

Facebook rolled out the ability to go Live from a desktop or laptop to all users around the world.

Facebook rolled out the ability to go Live from a desktop or laptop to all users around the world.

Facebook also added a new Live feature that “makes it easy to use streaming software or external hardware when going live from a computer.” All Facebook users can now “seamlessly share their screens, insert graphics, switch cameras, or use professional equipment in Facebook Live videos” and broadcast directly from their personal profiles and well as to Facebook Groups, Events or Pages.

For example, it’s now “easier than ever” for gamers to stream their PC gameplay to their Facebook audience. Artists and presenters can switch between on-screen graphics and a camera for sharing tutorials and how-to Live videos from their computers.

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Do you want to communicate with your customers via Facebook Messenger?

Wondering how Facebook Messenger bots and Messenger ads can help?

To explore this topic, I interview Molly Pittman.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode, I interview Molly Pittman, the vice president of marketing at DigitalMarketer. She specializes in customer acquisition and teaches regularly for DigitalMarketer Engage, which is the company’s membership community.

You’ll discover how businesses can benefit from integrating Facebook Messenger features into their marketing.

Molly shares use cases for Facebook Messenger marketing.

Facebook Messenger Marketing: What Marketers Need to Know featuring insights from Molly Pittman on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

Facebook Messenger Marketing: What Marketers Need to Know featuring insights from Molly Pittman on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

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social media how toDo you want to add a sense of urgency to your marketing?

Interested in using live video on your social channels?

Live video creates a unique, real-time experience that encourages your audience to comment and interact, turning individual customers into a community.

In this article, you’ll discover the platform benefits and how to use live video on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

How to Choose the Best Live Video Platform by Joel Comm on Social Media Examiner.

How to Choose the Best Live Video Platform by Joel Comm on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toWant more people to share your blog posts on Twitter?

Looking for proven promotion tactics that deliver blog traffic?

Twitter is a great place to share your blog posts but you’ll have to go beyond tweeting the basics to generate substantial traffic and visibility.

In this article, you’ll discover seven ways to effectively promote your blog posts on Twitter without any ad spend.

How to Use Twitter to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog by Andrew Pickering on Social Media Examiner.

How to Use Twitter to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog by Andrew Pickering on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toWondering how best to analyze your Instagram marketing?

Want to know which metrics will give you the most useful assessments?

Tracking the right Instagram metrics will help you identify successful marketing efforts and show where you can achieve better results.

In this article, you’ll discover how to analyze four important Instagram metrics.

How to Analyze Your Instagram Marketing: 4 Metrics to Consider by Alexandra Lamachenka on Social Media Examiner.

How to Analyze Your Instagram Marketing: 4 Metrics to Consider by Alexandra Lamachenka on Social Media Examiner.

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social media how toIs declining reach impacting your Facebook marketing ROI?

Looking to improve your Facebook exposure?

Organic reach has become harder to achieve on Facebook and marketers are turning to creative ways to get their messages seen.

In this article, you’ll discover how to help your Facebook posts go further.

How to Maximize Your Facebook Reach by Mari Smith on Social Media Examiner.

How to Maximize Your Facebook Reach by Mari Smith on Social Media Examiner.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Testing Video Insights for Personal Profiles: This week, Social Media Examiner staff noted that Facebook appears to be testing video metrics for personal profile users. The video metrics include insights on engagement, views, minutes viewed, and overall performance for the past 7, 30, and 60 days. To learn more about this possible new feature, listen to the Social Media Marketing Talk Show from March 17, 2017.

Facebook appears to be testing video metrics for personal users.

Facebook appears to be testing video metrics for personal user accounts.

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Do you use visuals on your blog and social media?

Have you considered animating them?

To explore how to use animated visuals in your content, I interview Donna Moritz.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode, I interview visual marketing expert Donna Moritz. Her blog Socially Sorted was recognized as one of Social Media Examiner’s Top 10 Social Media Blogs in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Donna explores three popular types of animated images.

You’ll discover tools to easily animate your own images.

Animated Visuals: How to Bring Still Images to Life featuring insights from Donna Moritz on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

Animated Visuals: How to Bring Still Images to Life featuring insights from Donna Moritz on the Social Media Marketing Podcast.

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social media how toWondering how to find the right keywords to rank in Pinterest search?

Have you considered using Google’s Keyword Planner?

Identifying valuable long-tail keyword phrases will help you optimize your profile and pins for search.

In this article, you’ll discover how to use Google’s Keyword Planner to research keywords and boost the visibility of your Pinterest content.

How to Optimize Pinterest Content for Search by Tammy Cannon on Social Media Examiner.

How to Optimize Pinterest Content for Search by Tammy Cannon on Social Media Examiner.

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